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Rapidly Expanding Tribal Healthcare System Needs Optometrists located in Beautiful Wyoming

Full-Time OD Positions

Riverton, Wyoming

Telephone: 307-856-9281 ext 180

Email: human.resources@windrivercares.com

Date Posted: May 1, 2024

JOB ANNOUNCEMENT
JOB TITLE: Optometrist (2 positions available)
DEPARTMENT: Optometry
REPORTS TO: Optometry Director
SALARY: Negotiable
JOB TYPE: Full-Time/Exempt/Permanent
OPEN DATE: April 9, 2024
CLOSE DATE: Until Filled
JOB OVERVIEW:
Provides vision and eye care education and counseling to patients and records all patient care and procedures in health record.
DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:
• Participates in organizational meetings to develop new, modify existing and evaluate medical procedures relative to patient care with the objective of constantly improving and increasing the degree of patient care given to clients.
• Basic optometry duties include examining eyes, using observation, instruments, and pharmaceutical agents, to determine visual acuity and perception, focus and coordination and to diagnose diseases and other abnormalities such as glaucoma, macular degeneration, diabetes, etc.
• Treat visual disorders through prescription of corrective lenses such as glasses, contact lenses or low vision aids, vision therapy, and pharmacological means; treats unusual visual disorders through application of advanced optometric techniques; consult and refer patients to other health care practitioners if additional treatment is necessary.
• Coordinates care and coverage of three optometry offices (Arapaho, Riverton, and Ethete).
• Make appropriate referrals to other specialists or services.
• Performs other duties as assigned to maintain and enhance the operation of the program.
QUALIFICATIONS:
• Doctor of Optometry (OD) from a school accredited by the Council on Optometric Education. Certificates, licenses, registrations.
• Must have a permanent, current, full active and unrestricted license to practice optometry in the United States.
• Must possess a theoretical and practical knowledge of optometry.
• Ability to interact well with other staff and patients, including those of other cultural backgrounds.
• Must be able to pass a criminal background check under the Indian Child Protection Act and Family Act (P.L.101-630).
• Current BLS Certification or must be able to obtain it within 60 days of hire.
EMPLOYEE BENEFITS:
• Competitive wages (no state or local tax)
• 18 different medical insurance packages
• Dental and vision insurance
• Life insurance
• Retirement plan with 4% match
• Leave Benefits to accommodate all employees’ needs for paid time off for: personal time, sick time, civic responsibilities,
• Up to $25,000 per year student loan repayment program (certain eligibility requirements)
• CME allowances for licensures
IMPORTANT APPLICATION CRITERIA:
• Submit a complete application with supporting documents either online or to WRFCHC Human Resource Department located at 120 North 6th East St (Old DFS Bldg.), Riverton WY. Applicants must submit all supporting documents to be eligible for the position they are applying for.
o Supporting documents: Driver’s License, Tribal ID, High School Diploma/GED, Degree